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Dec 27, 2012 12:00pm PST
" maybe the volkswagen paintings and some of the different image at that moment weren't the images i was interested in. >> rose: what were the ups -- what was the journey of his career after he came to new york in terms of acceptance, magnification? >> well, as i say, his first shows were in 1962. one was in los angeles, one was in new york. by 1964 he already showed in paris, he had another show in new york and in the catalog we have a section devoted to how quickly he became famous. and it was astounding speed by today's standards. that even during that time people hated him and so forth. but just to jump far forward, in the '70s there was a lot of questioning even be the people who were interested in warhol had he so sold out? what is left? he did endless commission portraits. there's a funny book on that subject and it sounded like he was like a car dealer hammering his assistants to get commissions! >> rose: to what end? >> well, he loved money. and he did love money and he loved hanging out with the kings and the queens and all that sort of thing. >> those commission portraits
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